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Top 10 'secret' beaches in Wales

Presipe, near Tenby, Pembrokeshire<p>Presipe, about 20 minutes' walk from Manorbier, is a true gem. Huge crags of fossil-rich red rock jut forth towards …

9 classic mistakes when presenting

These past ten years I seem to have spent a considerable amount of time helping professionals improve their ability to present – whether at an …

Public Speaking

Who owns your data when you're dead?

AFTER we die, our bodies are reduced to dust or ash, through burial or cremation. The fate of the digital corpuses we leave behind is rather more …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Studio Gang designs for sun across the United States.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and …

Architecture

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

How to make money from the world's ageing population

The Western world is ageing at a terrifying pace, as our charts show. But this presents some incredible opportunities to investors.<p>The world is ageing at an unprecedented rate as births decline and longevity improves. This ageing effect is acute in wealthier, developed countries where these two …

without surgery

I will be 40 in 18 months. When I was a child, this landmark birthday meant the start of life with a white cauliflower hairdo and sensible shoes …

Best MacBook Air case: 11 top bags, cases and covers

Your shiny new MacBook Air has just been delivered... but what to put it in?<p>Do you just want to protect it from scratches or are you after a case …

Galaxy Note II To Skip Android 4.2.2 Update, Will Get Android 4.3 Instead

A few days back, a rumor suggested that a number of Samsung devices will skip the Android 4.2.2 Update and will be updated directly Android 4.3. It …

Android News

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

What’s The One App You Can’t Live Without?

We wondered… and you told us the best apps for keeping dry, staying organized, and looking at photos of cats. Because life without cats would be purr-fectly awful. (And full of purr-fectly awful puns.)<p>Last week was a big one for apps at <i>Fast Company</i>.<p>See, not long ago we published a list of 10 …

3 Mammals That “Choose” Their Babies’ Sex

Tracing zoo birth records through three generations, the researchers found evidence for a decades-old theory of evolutionary biology: Mammals rely on some unknown physiological mechanism to manipulate the sex ratios of their young. (Also read why some female animals store semen.)<p>The end result of …

Exeter students win $50,000 prize for music-syncing app

<b>A team of students from Exeter University has won $50,000 (£33,100) for developing an app that allows an infinite number of devices to play music simultaneously.</b><p>The team behind the app, SoundSynk, won first prize in innovation at the Imagine Cup, a student technology competition sponsored by …

Calvin Harris

Exclusive: British spy agency has secret access to the world's Facebook posts, phone calls, emails and internet history http://bit.ly/19nEUiQ Britain’s spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world’s phone calls and internet traffic and has started to process vast streams of sensitive personal information which it is sharing with its American partner, the National Security Agency (NSA).

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Google is reportedly working on a service, Google Mine, to help you share your gadgets, clothes and other stuff with friends - http://tcrn.ch/107EgDt

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

89 Photographs and Stories That You Will Love

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been active all week looking for the very …

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is <b>“stop.”</b> Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO …

Shutter Speed

PQI Power Drive merges power bank, card reader and wireless access point into one

After showing off its USB OTG accessories and NFC flash drive, PQI decided to tease us with its unannounced Power Drive that was sat quietly in a corner at Computex. Much like the Air Pen launched last November, this upcoming device acts as a portable wireless access point with storage expansion, …

Exploring Argentina and Chile by bus

First-time visitors to the southern cone of South America arrive in Buenos Aires or Santiago with visions of glaciers, waterfalls, penguin colonies, vineyards, the baby whales off the Patagonian coast and the dramatic spires of Torres del Paine.<p>Argentina and Chile have all of this, and more – but …

Xbox One requires check-in every 24 hours, plays used games without a fee

Microsoft confirmed lingering Xbox One questions today, including whether its new console would require a constant internet connection and eliminate …

Five Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Summer

Kicking back with a cool beverage in the warmer months is one of life's simple pleasures. With the rise in popularity of craft cocktails, a similar rise in quality non-acoholic drinks has followed suit. Our round-up of summer's chillest booze-free libations offers tastes to keep everyone enjoying …

Coffee

Ideum Platform 46 Multitouch Table Announced

We have feature a number of multitouch tables from Ideum previously on Geeky Gadgets, the company has just announced their latest one, the Ideum …

Gear & Gadgets

The exotic plants to try before you die

Scientists have drawn up a list of almost 100 exotic fruits and vegetables they believe everyone should eat before they die.<p>With strangely coloured flesh, unsightly nobbles and peculiar smells, they may appear an unappetising selection of food.<p>But these exotic fruits and vegetables could soon be …

Eight Surprising Rules That Will Get You The Job

At 76 years old, Bill Ellermeyer is an elder statesman of the job search world. He founded an Irvine, Calif. outplacement firm in 1981, which he sold to staffing firm Adecco in 1990, then ran that office as a division of Adecco subsidiary Lee Hecht Harrison until going out on his own as an …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Confirmed By Samsung’s Website

Samsung have a number of new devices in the works, one of those is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and now it would appear that the Note 3 has been …

Galaxy Note

Why do identical twins end up having such different lives? Their genes are exactly the same, so why don't identical siblings' lives follow more similar patterns? The scientist behind a pioneering 21-year study believes he has the answer http://bit.ly/15oWQHn Photograph: King's College, London

5 year plans in business are outdated

Do you remember being asked the interview classic, “Where do you see yourself in five years?”<p>Nowadays, the concept of planning that far ahead seems …

Career Development